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Smash: The Song

Derek calls in help for a special event, but Jimmy's pride might get in the way of a huge opportunity Karen orchestrates for him and Kyle. Peter challenges Julia's pride as they continue to work together. Meanwhile, Ronnie struggles to assert her independence from a powerful mother, as Eileen finds herself at a moral crossroads with huge ramifications for "Bombshell."

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x4
Airdate: Tuesday February 26th, 2013

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Aug 08, 2013
AU (Seven) Mar 18, 2014

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (4 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Daniel SunjataDaniel Sunjata
As Peter
Jennifer HudsonJennifer Hudson
As Veronica Moore
Thorsten KayeThorsten Kaye
As Nick
Sheryl Lee RalphSheryl Lee Ralph
As Cynthia Moore
Main Cast
Debra Messing
As Julia Houston
Jack Davenport
As Derek Wills
Katharine McPhee
As Karen Cartwright
Christian Borle
As Tom Levitt
Megan Hilty
As Ivy Lynn
Anjelica Huston
As Eileen Rand


The episode begins with everyone heading for work. Veronica is heard singing in the background. Derek says this song of hers isn’t going to help her change her image like she is hoping. Veronica’s mother turns up and she debates with Derek. She feels Derek shouldn’t interfere and should let Veronica do her thing. Derek isn’t too happy with Veronica’s mother’s interference. Julia informs Tom that she has been invited by Peter the dramaturge to speak to his acting class. Julia is apparently happy about this. Kyle is in search of a venue that would be ready to host a concert for a couple of composers. Jimmy isn’t at all happy about the fact that Derek hasn’t done anything to help them out. ..

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